For some people, ham and pineapple is a match made in heaven. The combination hits almost every taste bud: smokey, salty, sweet and sour. Add to that the smooth, creamy texture of cream cheese, and it's a flavor explosion every time. This unique twist on a classic cheese ball recipe is a delicious way to use up leftover ham in a new, innovative way. The crushed pecan "coating" also provides a perfect crunch.
One of the best parts about the recipe is that prep time is minimal and no "cooking" needs to be done, so you can spend more time with friends and family while the cheese ball firms up in the fridge. Why not pass the time by ordering a Hawaiian pizza? There's no limit to how much ham and pineapple one can eat.